Emily Jacir

Emily Jacir is an artist and filmmaker. Currently, her solo exhibition ‘Not So Long As The Night’ is on at Peola Simondi in Torino; her film ‘letter to a friend’ is in competition at Gabes Cinema Fen in Tunisia and she is installing a permanent work in Pietrapertosa in Basilicata. She is the Executive Director of Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research in Bethlehem and is based in the Mediterranean.


Mona Benyamin, Emily Jacir and Larissa Sansour discuss the role artists play in responding to the Israeli occupation, from building international solidarity to shifting language and creating new iconographies